There is No 'I': How the Brain Creates the Narratives of Your Life

Your brain creates all the narratives in your life, but it's possible to train yourself to transcend the mind's innate urge to storify everything.

Your brain creates all the narratives in your life, from fear to loneliness to anxiety, etc. But it's possible to train your brain through mindfulness to transcend its innate urge to storify everything. Jon Kabat-Zinn, a respected medical researcher and professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, explains what years and years of study have taught us about the taming of the brain.

Mindfulness: Just Becoming Aware of Something Changes Its Fundamental Nature

Your brain is regularly inhibited by aversion, apprehension, greed, and fear. Mindfulness exercises can help change that.

Your brain is regularly inhibited by aversion, apprehension, greed, and fear. Mindfulness exercises can help change that. Medical professor and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explains how one can combat their aversion and, hopefully, become a better, more reasonable person in the meantime.